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5
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Destination: Dubai
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Cultural
Where can you slide down giant sand dunes, ski on snowy slopes, exhaust yourself shopping, swim in deliciously warm seas and enjoy sumptuous luxury - all in one day? It could only be Dubai! ... read more »
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From white sandy beaches and Dead Sea spas to moving Biblical sites and thrilling desert treks, the Promised Land promises an adventure for every visitor... read more »
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4.333335
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Destination: Dubai
In the two years since I opened Mezzanine, my restaurant in Dubai, I've got a flavour for the emirate and all it has to offer: great food, vibrant nightlife, beaches and bewitching desert... read more »
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Destination: Dubai
Whether you are heading to Dubai for the beaches, the bars or the shopping malls, there are plenty of hotels to stay at – but it can be confusing. As an expat living in the Gulf, I can help you choose... read more »
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4
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Destination: Abu Dhabi
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Spa
Got a hankering for an offbeat luxury getaway in the Middle East? Then head for Abu Dhabi's Sir Bani Yas Island, where a curious combination of attractions awaits lovers of wildlife and pampering... read more »
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4
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A trip to the Jordanian Dead Sea offers two memorable “travel musts”: a visit to the lowest solid ground on earth, 420 metres below sea level and an opportunity to float on one of the saltiest seas... read more »
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3
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Destination: Dubai
It had been at least four years since I last visited Dubai. I left in 2005, after five years, and went back for a short visit in 2006, but there have been many changes in Dubai since then... read more »
#8/14
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Dubai
Dubai never used to be value for money, but as hotel prices drop and the summer heat retreats, Dubai is desperate for visitors, making it the number one destination for winter – whatever your budget... read more »
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2
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Glorious sunshine, tropical seas, beautiful beaches and more culture than you can poke a stick at. Welcome to Eilat and the real Israel... read more »
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3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Dubai
Despite the huge change in infrastructure over the last 10 years, Dubai continues to offer a high standard of service and decadence to rival any world class city... read more »
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Destination: Acre, Haifa
The coast of Galilee is where cultures meet and history echoes through the stone streets of Arab Acre (Akka) and the chic cafes of Haifa... read more »
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Little-known Ras Al Khaimah has plans as grand as Dubai. Catch it now, while it remains the most traditional emirate in the UAE... read more »
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Destination: Sharjah
Trip type: Beach, Cultural
With a superb position on the Arabian Gulf, Sharjah is fast becoming a fashionable destination for a relaxing break. But it also has plenty to offer the culturally-inspired traveller... read more »
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Destination: Tel Aviv
Historic and hedonistic at the same time, bustling Tel Aviv offers an interesting city break on Israel's Mediterranean coast... read more »
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